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Ross River Solar Farm reaches financial close

May 2, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Construction is set to commence on the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm in Queensland after project proponents Palisade Investment Partners and ESCO Pacific announced that the project has reached financial close. Located on a 202-hectare former mango plantation near Townsville, the 148MW Ross River Solar Farm will be built by Downer EDI Limited under

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Toyota expands use of clean fuel-cell technology for heavy-duty applications

April 24, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Toyota announced that it will scale-up its proprietary fuel-cell technology from the ground-breaking Mirai passenger car for use in heavy trucks as part of its strategy to broaden the application of zero-emission fuel cell technology in a range of industries.

ACCIONA Energy commences construction of the Mt Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria

April 20, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

ACCIONA Energy announced on Wednesday that it has commenced construction on the 132-megawatt Mount Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria. Located 17km west of Winchelsea, the wind farm will be equipped with forty-four Nordex AW125/3000 wind turbines and will

Entries for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards now open

April 14, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio has announced that entries are now open for the 2017 Premier’s Sustainability Awards, which will be held on Thursday 26 October 2017 in Melbourne. Now in its 15th year, the

Construction to commence on Bodangora wind farm in NSW

April 3, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Infigen Energy is set to commence construction of the 113.2 MW Bodangora wind farm near Wellington wind farm in NSW.   The wind farm, valued at approximately $236 million, will be built by a consortium comprising General Electric (GE) and Civil & Allied

Global solar tracking solutions provider expands to Australia

March 31, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Leading solar tracking solutions and services provider Array Technologies has announced its expansion to the Australian market and the opening of its office in Sydney. The company, which recently expanded to the MENAT region, will provide solar trackers for

Keppel Prince Engineering expands wind tower manufacturing capacity

March 13, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Portland’s Keppel Prince Engineering will expand its wind tower fabricating facility and create 50 new jobs thanks to a $1.97 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Keppel Prince is Australia’s largest and Victoria’s only wind tower